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The beauty of writing is that as the writer, you are capable of writing about whatever it is that makes your heart sing and your spirit fulfilled. Some writers choose to write poetry, others epic fictional tales, and then there are the select few who choose to go down the path of non-fiction works. These…

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Raise your hand if you’ve ever felt personally victimized by the world just for simply existing. Oh good, I’m not alone. I see a lot of hands. The fact is, we’ve all been there. We’ve all felt confined to a situation, suffocated by the weight of our responsibilities, and frustrated by the seemingly endless amount…

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“The secret to editing your work is simple: you need to become its reader instead of its writer.” – Zadie Smith So you’ve written your book, and while you don’t want to brag that it’s likely the greatest piece of literature ever written, you also know that deep inside it is! There’s only one problem…

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“I pinned my 1st rejection letter to my kitchen wall because it gave me something in common with all my fave writers!” – J.K. Rowling via Twitter (March 25, 2016). What do literary geniuses, J.K. Rowling, Dr. Seuss, F. Scott Fitzgerald, George Orwell, and Agatha Christie all have in common? Surprisingly enough, each of them…

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6 Fictions Books to Read Before They Make it to the Big Screen If you’re an avid book reader and movie watcher, 2016 is definitely the year to be alive! 1. Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll (May 27th, 2016) ‘Through the Looking-Glass’ is a novel by Lewis Carroll, the sequel to Alice’s Adventures…

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Just as a visual environment helps to transport the reader into the book, so does the creation of strong and indelible characters. Characters are the backbone of any novel and serve as the driving force behind the plot. By constructing vibrant, memorable characters, authors are able to hook readers and make them feel as though…

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Our CEO Ken Dunn says, “You can always become better if you continue to study your craft.” Reading is simply that – studying the craft of writing. However, there are a surprising number of would-be writers who say that they don’t find enjoyment in reading, therefore, they don’t read. But this is a mistake which…

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“We live on the leash of our senses.” – Diane Ackerman Have you ever read a book with such great description, that you actually felt as though you were there, living the story? Perhaps you found yourself hanging on every word, tiny detail, and conversation the character was experiencing. It was exhilarating, right? As with any…

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Statistics show that 70% of Americans want to write a book. But why is that? Writing is time consuming and can be extremely difficult. In fact, many would-be authors often find themselves beginning a project and never finishing it because they get so overwhelmed by the process that they lose direction and, consequently, the motivation…

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Every good writer knows that the best way to connect with a reader is to get personal, and the easiest way to get personal is by speaking with them on an intimate level, person to person.But how do you do this? The answer is simple: second person writing. Pronouns like “you,” “your,” and “yours” will help…

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